Decorating sugar cookies at Christmas wasn’t a tradition in my family growing up. We made chocolate chip cookies for sure, and even brownies, but setting a day aside to specifically make and decorate sugar cookies just didn’t happen in our house. My step-mom though, started this tradition with my own kids when they were barelyClick to Continue »
Ever since I first made black bean brownies, it’s my go-to dessert. White bean blondies come in a close second place, but really, my heart belongs to the original. Now that it’s fall though, my go-to dessert recipe got a slight make-over. Move over black bean brownies, hello PUMPKIN SWIRL black bean brownies!!
Do you ever feel like you need a classic go-to recipe for fall? Something that tastes like fall, smells like fall (like stove-top potpourri!) and makes you wish summer would end early so you wouldn’t look weird making it? Oh yeah, and something that’s fairly easy and straightforward too would be nice. How about pumpkinClick to Continue »
I know, MORE HUMMUS! I’m really not trying to spam you with dessert hummus galore… chocolate hummus, cookie dough hummus, cake batter hummus and now snickerdoodle hummus… But when you find a recipe your kid loves – AND IT’S MADE WITH BEANS – I’m sure keeping it to yourself is breaking some unwritten parenting rule.
I know what you’re probably thinking… “Two bean posts in one week?! Doesn’t she eat anything else?” We definitely do – the homemade chicken nuggets and slow cooker pot roast from a couple weeks ago are case in point. But when I come across a recipe that my kids ADORE, I can’t help but shareClick to Continue »
The fact that I’m posting a candy recipe might seem odd given that this is a real food blog… … and typically candy isn’t considered real food. … and that I’ve shared in the past how we limit the candy that our kids eat. (We’ve drawn a hard line against hydrogenated oils (it’s probably inClick to Continue »
Do you remember when I shared that my kids ate a whole pan of black bean brownies in two days? Um… well… they ate a pan of these white bean blondies in one.
Zucchini. You either love it or you hate it. If it’s early July, I’m loving it. The first of the harvest is ready and I’m excited to make everything zucchini, including our favorite zucchini bread muffins with apples and carrots for breakfast and buttery zoodles for dinner. But by mid-August, I’m hating it. The kids areClick to Continue »